Spain

Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power contract signals Spanish maintenance battle

Abengoa's first full-scope third-party Concentrating Solar Power maintenance contract in Spain comes as new investors, ageing assets and potential new build place greater focus on operational efficiency, experts told New Energy Update. In January, pulp and biomass specialist Ence Energia y Celulosa awarded Abengoa a three-year operation and maintenance (O&M) [...]

A delegation from the Egyptian national energy agency visits one of Indertec’s concentrated solar power plants

On Tuesday, February 25, a delegation from the NREA (The Egyptian National Renewable Energy Agency) visited the inPOWER concentrating solar power plant that CSIN (the Indertec company that markets the Thermosolar energy modules) is building in Magtel (Seville). This visit is part of a project led by CENER, National Center [...]

Concentrated Solar Power investors return to Spain as market outlook brightens

New tariff legislation, proven plant performance and a growing need for storage is increasing investor confidence in Spanish Concentrated Solar Power ownership, investors told New Energy Update. Earlier this month, UK-based investment fund Cubico Sustainable Investments acquired the 50 MW Arenales Solar Plant in Seville, southern Spain, from the PanEuropean [...]

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TerraForm closes 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power buy in Spain

US renewable power producer TerraForm Power has acquired two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants totalling roughly 100 MW in Spain from NextEra Energy Spain Holdings BV, a Netherlands-based unit of NextEra Energy Inc. A wholly-owned unit of TerraForm Power paid a total equity purchase price of EUR 94.1 million (USD [...]

Cubico acquires a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant in Spain

The UK-based renewables investment company has acquired the 50 MW Arenales solar thermal power plant, located in Seville that entered into operation in 2008. Cubico Sustainable Investments, a renewables investment company based in the United Kingdom, today announced the acquisition of the Arenales Solar PS, S.L., owned by a 50 [...]

Protermosolar and CIEMAT organize the technical day at GENERA 2020 The Concentrated Solar Power in Energy Planning in Spain

Protermosolar and CIEMAT organize the technical day at GENERA 2020 The Solar Thermal Power Plants in Energy Planning in Spain. Spain, unlike the rest of European countries, has ideal conditions for the deployment of concentrated solar  power plants that will make the objectives of PNIEC easier and less expensive. [...]

Abengoa is awarded an operation and maintenance contract for a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant for Ence Energía y Celulosa

The Termollano solar thermal plant, located in Puertollano (Ciudad Real), will be the first one not built by Abengoa to which it will perform the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the company's Services vertical. Abengoa has over 18 years of experience in this activity and has a commercial experience of [...]

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power exceeds 5 TWh in 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal energy has again exceeded 5 TWh of electricity generation by adding 5,166 GWh in 2019, representing an increase of 16.8% over 2018 and 3.8% compared to the average of the last 5 years. One more year, the concentrated solar power generation in Spain has proven its reliability, [...]

The renewable energy organizations see the Spanish Energy and Climate Plan ambitious but feasible

The main renewable energy organizations in Spain highlight that the National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (Pniec) is "ambitious" but "feasible", and that proposals such as reaching 74% of renewable electricity generation in 2030 "could even be exceed". The president of Protermosolar, Luis Crespo, has pointed out that all actors [...]

ContourGlobal warns on profit

Wholesale power generation firm ContourGlobal said full year earnings would be 'modestly' below expectations thanks to delays in closing out an acquisition in Mexico. The company reported adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation up 19% from $447m to $531.6m for the period 1 January to 30 September. [...]

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Concentrated Solar Power, the energy future of Spain?

New sun rays for solar thermal, the energy future of Spain? With 49 operational concentrating solar power plants totaling 2.3 gigawatts, Spain is a world leader in terms of production capacity with this renewable and also technologically. And this, despite the fact that the installed power has been stagnant [...]

TerraForm Power to buy 100 MW of Spanish Concentrated Solar Power

US renewable power producer TerraForm Power Inc (NASDAQ:TERP) has agreed to acquire two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in Spain with a combined capacity of about 100 MW. A wholly-owned unit of TerraForm Power will pay a total equity purchase price of EUR 94.1 million (USD 104m) for two 49.9-MW [...]

Andalusia has 43% of Spain’s concentrated solar power and solar radiation 13% higher than average

Andalusia is the Spanish region "with the greatest and best renewable resource", with 43% of the solar thermal megawatts (MW) installed in Spain; the first autonomous community in solar thermal power, surpassing the million square meters of solar collection surface; It has more than 1,000 photovoltaic MW in operation and [...]